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Who Is Qualified To Perform Inspections On AEDs?

Who Is Qualified To Perform Inspections On AEDs?

I was recently asked “Who is qualified to perform routine inspections of automated external defibrillators (AEDs)?” My short answer is everyone and anyone but as with most things, there is room for an expanded discussion and some clarification. Bear in

In Connecticut, What do I need to become an EMR or EMT

In Connecticut, what do I need to become an EMR or EMT?

Connecticut follows the National Registration of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) program for both Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).  If you wish to apply for certification in another state, please review their guidelines and requirements noted with

Am I A Healthcare Provider?

Am I A Healthcare Provider?

As the slate of CPR programs offered by the American Heart Association has a few choices, one of the things that needs determining is which level do you need?  Is it BLS Provider or Heartsaver for instance?  Let’s focus on

Can I Be Sued For Doing CPR?

Can I Be Sued For Doing CPR?

I drove into Savannah to teach a CPR class last week .  Along the way are a large number of roadside billboards.  The closer to the city, the more signs.  Big signs, bright signs, attention grabbing signs.  And each one

Is advanced ECG & Pharmacology the same as ACLS

Is advanced ECG & Pharmacology the same as ACLS?

Very often we are asked if the advanced ECG and Pharmacology course is the same as the ACLS course.  The answer is No. They are two different courses.  Let’s analyze each of them to understand the similarities and the differences.

CPR and First Aid Requirements for Childcare Providers

CPR and First Aid Requirements for Childcare Providers

We find that many childcare professionals have questions about which First Aid and CPR training is best for their profession. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll know exactly what you need to be successful in your job! Safety needs

Infant Choking Relief Do you know what to do_

Infant Choking Relief: Do You Know What To Do?

I remember bringing my newborn son home from the hospital. Every noise he made, every grimace, move-you name it-caught my attention. I thought he was a piece of fragile china and I panicked that any wrong breath or movement could

What Is A Training Site And Why Do I Have To Become One_

What Is A Training Site And Why Do I Have To Become One?

American Heart Association (AHA) instructors function as part of a hierarchy within the Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training and education division. From the top down, the AHA designates Training Centers (TCs) to oversee and supervise the activities of Training Sites

What Is The EMS system?

What Is The EMS System?

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System is a network of highly skilled pre-hospital care providers. These providers deliver care, stabilization, and transportation to someone experiencing a Medical Emergency. EMS providers can be categorized into four separate certification levels: Emergency Medical

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